Islamabad, Mar 1 : Unfazed by the threat of US sanctions, Pakistan and Iran will start work on the USD 7.5 billion gas pipeline on March 11.
The groundbreaking will be performed by the Presidents of the two countries at the Pakistan-Iran border and agreements for opening two mor... read more
Dhaka, Mar 1 : Bangladesh today deployed paramilitary border guards to beef up security after a top Islamist opposition leader was sentenced to death, sparking nationwide riots that killed at least 42 people...... read more
Dhaka, Sat Mar 02: Violence continued unabated in Bangladesh Friday as at least 46 people were killed in clashes that erupted after a top leader of fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami was handed down death penalty for "crimes against humanity" during the 1971 liberation war.
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Caracas, Mar 2 The Venezuelan government lashed out at a wave of rumours about the fate of ailing President Hugo Chavez, branding it "psychological warfare" aimed at destabilising the nation.... read more
Philippine President Benigno Aquino III ordered a group of Muslim rebels to surrender Saturday after an ongoing standoff led to bloodshed.
"From the very start, our objective has been to avoid the loss of lives and the shedding of blood," Aquino said in a statement Saturday. "If you have grievances, the path you chose... read more
President Barack Obama has signed an order authorising the government to begin cutting $85 billion from federal accounts, officially enacting across-the-board reductions that he opposed but failed to avert.
Mr. Obama acted on Friday, the deadline for the President and Congress to avoid the steep, one-year cuts.... read more
Dhaka, Mar 2 : Many people of Dhaka and outside the capital are panicked as violence unleashed by fundamentalist Jamaat and its student wing Shibir centering the verdict of one their leader for committing crime against humanity...... read more
Bangladesh on Sunday rolled out the red carpet for President Pranab Mukherjee who arrived in Dhaka on Sunday on a three-day state visit to boost bilateral ties amidst a general strike by fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami to protest the conviction of its three top leaders for 1971 war crimes...... read more